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Mud Creek Bridge

Photo 

MudCreek

The Mud Creek modern replacement bridge.

Photo taken by Ralph Hanson in November 2017

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BH Photo #412094

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Mud Creek on Imperial Road, 1 mi. southeast of Sweetwater
Location
Buffalo County, Nebraska
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1935; replaced 2014
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 86.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.03997, -98.98873   (decimal degrees)
41°02'24" N, 98°59'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/500946/4543194 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ravenna
Inventory number
BH 23812 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2014)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 97.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
15

Categories 

Buffalo County, Nebraska (11)
Built 1935 (1,669)
Built during 1930s (10,687)
Lost (18,931)
Lost 2014 (232)
Lost during 2010s (2,077)
Nebraska (1,376)
Owned by county (18,919)
Pony truss (15,080)
Replaced by new bridge (12,561)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,875)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,996)
Truss (29,539)

Update Log 

  • November 30, 2017: New photo from Ralph Hanson
  • October 18, 2017: Updated by Dave King: Updated status: replaced

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com